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UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Russia FM says relations with US at all-time low

UNITED NATIONS— The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Russia’s foreign minister is saying that U.S-Russia relations “are bad and probably at their all-time low.” Sergey Lavrov said at a news conference Friday it is apparent that those who have to implement agreements reached at “constructive” meetings between U.S. … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Russia FM says relations with US at all-time low

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov about Ukrainian political prisoner Oleh Sentsov, who has been on a hunger strike for more than three months in a Russian prison.  The Secretary noted … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.  Secretary Pompeo reiterated that the United States seeks an improved relationship with Russia and agreed to future dialogue.  The Secretary discussed with Minister Lavrov recent … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

MOSCOW | Russia, Japan hope business ties will improve island dispute

MOSCOW — Russian and Japanese officials are expressing hope that business ties between the two countries will help solve a long-standing dispute over four Pacific islands. The argument centers on the four most southern of the Kuril Islands, which Japan calls the Northern Territories. The Soviet Union took the islands at the end of World … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia, Japan hope business ties will improve island dispute

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The following is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: On July 21, Secretary Pompeo spoke with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.  They discussed a broad range of issues, some of which were following up from the meeting between President Trump and President Putin. Among the … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Travel to Helsinki

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will accompany President Donald J. Trump to Helsinki, Finland, for the President’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16.  While in Helsinki, Secretary Pompeo will meet with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to discuss a … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo Travel to Helsinki

U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of the Depositary Governments for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of The United States of America, The United Kingdom, and the Russian Federation. Begin Text: On July 1, 1968, the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) opened for signature in our … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement by the Foreign Ministers of the Depositary Governments for the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

U.S. Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

WASHINGTON – The below is attributable to U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone today.  The two discussed issues and concerns related to Syria and the bilateral relationship. Secretary Pompeo reemphasized the U.S. commitment to the southwest ceasefire arrangement that was approved by President … Continue reading U.S. Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov